Category: Staffing

Placers Presents: 5 Reasons to Apply for Temporary Jobs

by placers on May 21, 2018 in Career Advice, Job Search Tips, Staffing, Workforce


After graduating, many people aspire to work with prominent organizations. They send numerous job applications hoping to get positive responses. However, some continue to remain jobless for several years. Why not apply for a temporary position as you keep searching for your dream employer? Here are five reasons why you should consider a temporary job […]

Utilizing a Staffing Agency May Save Time and Hassle With Direct Hire Services

by placers on August 16, 2016 in Staffing, Workforce


Hiring one or more new employees can be an expensive and time consuming task for any company. Companies that are overly pressed for the human resources required to find the perfect new employee(s) have the option to work hand in hand with an employment agency who can streamline the hiring process. Staffing agencies will handle the advertising for the position, […]

How do staffing agencies price their services?

by placers on July 11, 2016 in Staffing, Workforce


If you’re wondering how staffing agencies come up with their bill rates, you’re not alone. How we price is one of the most frequently asked questions we receive. So, we thought we’d break it down for you to understand how staffing firms price temporary staffing services. First, let’s define a few things. Bill Rate: the fee a […]

Why use a Temp to Hire Staffing Model

by placers on April 26, 2016 in Staffing, Workforce


As a business leader or hiring manager, how do you fill the open positions on your team? Do you post openings, create requisitions and wait for your HR team to provide you with qualified candidates? With the average job being open for 23 business days, every day the position is open really counts! Today’s hiring […]

Top 3 Roles for Temp Jobs in 2016

by placers on January 12, 2016 in Job Search Tips, Staffing, Workforce


In December 2015, the US added 34,400 temp jobs and the temp penetration matched a previous all-time high, according the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. This represents a 3.30% year-over-year increase in December for the number of temp jobs. Additionally, the US added 292,000 jobs (total nonfarm employment) in December. Staffing Industry Analysts report that […]

Hard to Find IT Temps and Contractors

by placers on September 8, 2015 in Staffing, Workforce


What IT skills are hardest to recruit? Staffing Industry Analysts surveyed staffing buyers with 1,000+ employees, “What specific skills are you having the greatest challenge recruiting?” Just under half of the participants noted “Information Technology” as primary skill of their contingent workers. Starting with the skills mentioned the most, here are the most difficult to […]

What Work Benefits Do Millennials Value?

by placers on July 28, 2015 in Staffing, Workforce


Millennials are quickly taking over the workforce and by 2025 will comprise 75% of the global workforce. These millennial workers value different things than the Gen X and Baby Boomers before them. In fact, when it comes to work benefits, they don’t actually value things all that much. Instead they value time, happiness and flexibility. […]



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